Friday, October 22, 2021

Tides – Port Alfred – October 14 to October 21

October   High Low 14 ---- 1132 0428 1813 15 0021 1314 0647 1937 16 0135 1401 0746 2019 17 0217 1435 0824 2051 18 0249 1504 0856 2120 19 0318 1531 0924 2146 20 0345 1557 0950 2212 21 0411 1622 1016 2237

Tides – Port Alfred – September 30 to October 7

September   High Low 30 1120 ---- 1814 0340 October 1 1322 0023 1941 0655 2 1401 0135 2017 0746 3 1433 0213 2048 0821 4 1503 0245 2118 0853 5 1534 0316 2149 0924 6 1605 0347 2220 0956 7 1637 0419 2253 1029

Local karate dojo needs support

Former local councillor and now Member of the Provincial Legislator (MPL), Jane Cowley has been an ardent supporter of Clive Naido’s karate initiative since...

Crime briefs – September 9 to September 18

On Thursday September 9 at 2.32pm the Multi Security Control Room received a call that a man was intoxicated in the parking lot opposite...

Contradictory rules to COIDA amendment bill, call for immediate withdrawal

On 15 February 2021, NEASA submitted its written submission on the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act Amendment Bill to the Parliamentary Portfolio...

Crime briefs – Tuesday September 7 to Friday September 10

At 7.09am on Tuesday September 7 a break-in at a premises on Albany road was reported to the Multi Security control room, and the...

Tides – Port Alfred -September 16 to September 23

September   High Low 16 0018 1324 0658 1942 17 0146 1419 0805 2033 18 0234 1458 0847 2111 19 0310 1529 0921 2143 20 0342 1559 0951 2212 21 0411 1626 1019 2239 22 0438 1652 1046 2306 23 0504 1718 1111 2332

Young golfers graduate from Stenden’s Robert Veenstra Entrepreneurship Centre computer course

Stenden South Africa’s flagship Community Empowerment project, the Robert Veenstra Entrepreneurship Centre, recently hosted an exceptionally special graduation at MyPond Hotel. The reason this was...

Local Government clinches a wage and pension reform deal

Press Release from SALGA Parties at the SA Bargaining Council on Wednesday, 15 September 2021, clinched a multi-year salary and wage deal for local government,...

Leafline restores dignity to Qhayiya schoolgirls

Each of the girls at Qhayiya Primary School in Nolukhanyo township, Bathurst, received two special sanitary pads from Leafline last Thursday. Funeka Xhanti, of...

Amended regulations announced adjusted alert level two – NEASA summary

From: National Employers' Association of South Africa (NEASA) The President, last night, reduced the Covid-19 Alert Level to an adjusted Alert Level 2. The President indicated...
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Re-usable sanitary ware donated to girls at Qhayiya Primary

Leafline, represented by Funeka Xhanti, donated 72 re-usable sanitary pads, made from pineapple leaves to the girls at Qhayiya Primary School on Thursday morning. Read...

Tides – Port Alfred – September 9 to September 16

September   High Low 9 1735 0516 2349 1126 10 1808 0548 ---- 1158 11 1843 0622 0023 1233 12 1922 0658 0059 1310 13 2010 0742 0140 1354 14 2135 0846 0237 1540 15 ---- 1115 0431 1750 16 0018 1324 0658 1942

OPINION: Mandatory vaccinations in the workplace

Freedom of choice Opinion piece of Gerhard Papenfus and Jaco Swart, the Chief Executive and National Manager of the National Employers' Association of South Africa...

Crime Briefs

From August 24 to August 30 The Multi Security control room received a call from a client in Francolin Road, at 9.55am on Tuesday August...

Healing Horses is ready to gallop forward

Healing Horses is a member of Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA). Having begun operations in 2018, Healing Horses builds confidence and stamina in...

Council Notes – Ndlambe – Tuesday August 31

Ndlambe held an open council meeting via MS Teams on Tuesday to discuss the financial statements that were sent to the office of the...

Tides – Port Alfred – September 2 to September 9

September   High Low 2 1348 0051 1957 0731 3 1430 0159 2040 0819 4 1502 0239 2114 0853 5 1533 0312 2145 0923 6 1602 0343 2215 0954 7 1633 0414 2246 1024 8 1704 0444 2317 1055 9 1735 0516 2349 1126
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Run Henry, run, for charity

RUN HENRY RUN: Henry Cock was joined by members of the Kowie Striders when he visited Port Alfred on Saturday to complete his 52nd...

Tides – Port Alfred – August 26 to September 2

  August   High Low 26 0602 1820 1211 0005 27 0629 1847 1237 0033 28 0655 1915 1303 0101 29 0723 1946 1331 0130 30 0757 2027 1405 0204 31 0856 2159 1509 0257 September 1 1206 ---- 1826 0522 2 1348 0051 1957 0731

Municipal workers unhappy with proposed salary and wage increases

Following the three-year collective bargaining agreement that at the end of June this year, unions representing municipal workers across the country have rejected the...

Council notes – Open council meeting via MS Teams on Wednesday August 18

Water availability charge debate At the MS Teams virtual open council meeting last Wednesday (August 18), the Democratic Alliance, the official opposition at the council,...

Bronze President’s Award candidates don’t beat about the bush

A group of South African President’s Award candidates took to the Assegai trails recently to experience wildlife and the Eastern Cape under the expert...

Tides – Port Alfred – August 19 to August 26

August   High Low 19 0136 1418 0804 2030 20 0235 1506 0855 2118 21 0320 1545 0936 2157 22 0358 1620 1012 2232 23 0432 1653 1044 2305 24 0504 1723 1115 2336 25 0533 1752 1143 ---- 26 0602 1820 1211 0005

OPINION: EWC is a false, immoral and destructive narrative

Expropriation without compensation NEASA’s submission to parliament NEASA has submitted its comments on the proposed 18th Amendment Bill (‘the Bill’) as it relates to proposed...

Tides- Port Alfred – August 12 to August 19

August   High Low 19 0136 1418 0804 2030 20 0235 1506 0855 2118 21 0320 1545 0936 2157 22 0358 1620 1012 2232 23 0432 1653 1044 2305 24 0504 1723 1115 2336 25 0533 1752 1143 ---- 26 0602 1820 1211 0005

Tides – Port Alfred – August 5 to August 12

August 5 1442 0208 2048 0834 6 1519 0252 2127 0911 7 1553 0328 2202 0944 8 1625 0402 2236 1016 9 1657 0434 2308 1047 10 1728 0506 2340 1118 11 1801 0538 ---- 1150 12 1836 0611 0014 1223

OPINION: SA labour law inflexibility offers no support for unforeseen eventualities

JACO SWART, National Manager and Collective Bargaining Co-ordinator of the National Employers' Association of South Africa (NEASA) Over the years, a lot has been written...

Crime briefs – Update July 29 2021

A brief summary of crimes reported to TotT over the last week. Please be aware that other criminal activity also took place over this...

Open Letter to Minister Tito Mboweni by Gerhard Papenfus, CE of NEASA

OPEN LETTER From Gerhard Papanfus, Chief Executive of the National Employers Association of South Africa 29 July 2021 Mr Tito Mboweni Minister of Finance Dear Minister Mboweni INTRODUCTION OF TAX...